November 3, 2016

ONe-Way Ticket Home by K.C. Hardy - Review

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Published: September 14, 2016
Number of pages: 300
Genre: Romance

Days before boarding the plane to Italy for her daughter’s wedding, Julie Whitaker receives an unexpected phone call from her past. The memory of Mark Jennings, a handsome and charming Top Gun pilot, had haunted her for decades. Their fairy tale wedding was everything she’d ever dreamed of, but it quickly turned into her worst nightmare.

Starting a new a life without Mark proved to be much harder than Julie had imagined. But in her darkest hour, God revealed Himself in a miraculous way, giving her the strength she needed not only to battle depression, but to face a diagnosis of breast cancer that threatened to cut her life short.

Now, amidst the splendor of the Italian Alps, on the eve of her daughter’s wedding, Julie’s thoughts are catapulted back to Mark and the reason for his call. After thirty years, will Julie have a chance to see him once again? And would she even want to?

Based on true events, One-Way Ticket Home will take you on an unforgettable journey of love, loss, hope and forgiveness. With grace, candor and an indomitable wit, K.C. Hardy reminds us that it is often in our darkest hours that the strength of the human spirit shines the brightest.

My thoughts:
This is the first book I have read by this author and for me it was a touching story to read. Since this was based on true events it was even more evident that the characters were real. The story just comes to life off the pages. I thought the author did a good job with her descriptions of everything that happens. If you ware looking for a thoughtful story then this is a book for you. 

About the author:
K.C. Hardy is a mother-daughter writing team comprised of Kristie and Cate Hardy.

Kristie Hardy, whose life is the inspiration behind this book, holds a B.S. in Education and is a former teacher and private investigator. Kristie is a thirty-year metastatic breast cancer survivor who lives with her husband in San Antonio, Texas.

Cate Hardy, Kristie's older daughter, is a graduate of The University of Texas at Austin and is a small business owner. She lives in San Antonio, Texas with the loves of life: her husband and two children.

Tour Schedule

Tuesday, October 4 – Book Review at Books, Reviews, ETC
Wednesday, October 5 – Interview at PUYB Virtual Book Club
Friday, October 7 – Book Featured at A Title Wave


Monday, October 10 – Book Review at Books, Dreams, Life
Thursday, October 13 – Book Featured at The Writer’s Life


Monday, October 17 – Interview at My Bookish Pleasures
Tuesday, October 18 – Book Featured at Bound 2 Escape


Monday, October 24 – Book Featured at CBY Book Club
Tuesday, October 25 – Interview at I’m Shelf-ish
Thursday, October 27 – Book Featured at The Bookworm Lodge


Tuesday, November 1 – Interview at The Writer’s Life
Thursday, November 3 – Book Review at A Holland Reads
Friday, November 4 – Guest Blogging at Literal Exposure


Tuesday, November 8 – Interview at Literarily Speaking
Wednesday, November 9 – Interview at Book Publishing Secrets
Thursday, November 10 – Book Featured at Write and Take Flight


Monday, November 14 – First Chapter Reveal at The Book Rack
Tuesday, November 15 – Book Featured at 3 Partners in Shopping
Wednesday, November 16 – Book Trailer Reveal at As the Pages Turn
Thursday, November 17 – Book Review at Seasons of Opportunities


Monday, November 21 – Book Review at Ashley’s Bookshelf
Wednesday, November 23 – Book Featured at SheWrites


Monday, November 28 – Book Featured at Just Us Book Blog
Tuesday, November 29 – Book Review at Cheryl’s Book Nook
Wednesday, November 30 – Book Review at Readers Cozy Corner

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